|Ends and Means: The History and Consequences of Anticommunism in the United States - DeeDee Halleck and Catherine Saalfield|
Anti-communism has been such a fixture of our conceptual landscape that many of us take it for granted. This film is lively compilation of clips from anti-communist propaganda films intercut with footage taken from an international conference at Harvard University in 1989. This show is an analytic and often humorous look at America's fear of red. Highlights of the tape include segments from a US propaganda film hosted by Ronald Reagan, Angela Davis on a network talk show discussing what communis...
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|Shocking and Awful - The Real Face of Occupation|
Part one of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and shows how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of I...
Keywords: iraq; war; shock and awe; middle east
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|Women Behind Bars|
From One Prison: Part 1: Women in jail for killing abusive husbands, Youre daughter is here- young women at a detention center learn survival skills, Have You seen the Nueva Mujer Puertoriquena- puerto rican prisoners of war
|A Savage War of Peace|
Video News Services (VNS) a South African video collective has been in operation since 1985. Created to produce video about South Africa, by South Africans, essentially for South Africans, VNS materials are distributed in collaboration with Afravision primarily in South Africa, in large part to mass organizations. A powerful analysis of the escalating violence that followed the launch of the Inkatha Freedom Party in the early 1 990's...
|Shocking and Awful: Resistance at Home|
Part eleven of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of...
Keywords: iraq; war; shock and awe; middle east; protest; resistance; peace movement
|Shocking and Awful: Empire and Oil|
Part nine of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of I...
Keywords: iraq; war; shock and awe; middle east; oil; empire
|China: Presenting River Elegy|
This epic television series initiated a whirlwind of discussion and debate when it was first broadcast to a national audience in China in 1988. Excerpts from a six part Chinese documentary series: Xia Jun/director; Su Xiaokang and Wang Luxiang/script.Made in the period of maximum openness and press freedom, it utilized an experimental and expressive text and score to review China's past and future prospects...
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From Staten Island -- home of the world's largest landfill -- comes an in depth examination that explores the roots of an ever-increasing problem and looks at solutions beyond recycling. It raises such crucial questions as: Why is there so much of it? Who makes it and where does it go? What are people doing about it in their communities? Coordinating Producer: Caryn Rogoff, in collaboration with Staten Island Community TV (Staten Island, NY )
|Who Owns This Body? - Deep Dish TV|
Part of the series: Behind Censorship: The Assault on Civil Liberties. With high humor and a visceral insight, this examination of the sexuality and reproductive life of women takes us from Reubens to Sadie Benning. Complex with debate about pornography and the role of law, these sex workers, young mothers and women engaged in self-help make it clear: Their bodies are theirs.
Keywords: Censorship; Civil Liberties; Sexuality; Reproductive; Reubens; Sadie Benning; Pornography; Sex Workers; Prostitution; Women; Women's health; Women's Rights; Gender; Bodies
|Black Women, Sexual Politics, and the Revolution - Deep Dish TV|
Feminist home-girls offer an indestructible analysis of sex, class and gender attitudes in the Black and Latino communities as they inform the potential for cultural understanding and political liberation.
Keywords: Feminist; Feminism; Gender; Sex; Class; Politics; Black; Latino
|Born to Be Sold: The Strange Case of Baby M/S|
Video artist and teacher Martha Rosler looks at the media portrayal of Mary Beth Whitehead and Mr. Sperm in the debate over property rights to a baby girl and control of women's bodies. Produced by Paper Tiger TV (NY, NY)
|Land and American Indians - Deep Dish TV|
This program recounts the history of American Indian responses and struggles against European philosophical and legal justifications for taking possession of Indian lands. Pt. 2: Law, Law, Law All Over This Land addresses the contemporary problems and issues concerning the 56.2 million acres of Indian Trust Lands, including private sector interests in land policy and the fragility of natural resources.
Keywords: Native; American; American Indian; Indigenous; Land; Imperialism; Natural Resources
|Coming Out of the Shadows Part 1 - Deep Dish TV|
As Part of the National Coming Out of the Shadows week of action in support of the Dream Act, Student Dreamers from Lehman College shared their stories on the school quad. As undocumented youth fighting for their rights, the Lehman Dreamers told the world why they are "Undocumented, Unafraid and Unapologetic".
Keywords: Undocumented; Students; youth; Dream Act; Coming Out of the Shadows; Unafraid; Unapologetic; Lehman College
|Aggression & Self-Determination: Massacre in East Timor|
In 1975, Indonesia invaded East Timor, using arms supplied by the United States. Nearly one-third of the Timorese population has since died. This activist document offers eyewitness accounts and analysis of how to end the occupation. Produced by the East Timor Action Network. (East Timor/NY)
|Political Prisoners and POWs in the U.S. - Ada Gay Griffin|
The lives and words of Malcolm X, and the Black Panthers, and the Puerto Rican Independentistas are the framework for the histories of Geronimo Pratt, Dylcia Pagan, Mumia Abu Jamal and Alejandrina Torres. The isolation, physical abuse and injustice endured by the young activists trapped by COINTELPRO twenty years ago make a mockery of United States human rights policies. With Assata Shakur and William Morales, they are powerful voices for justice and self-determination...
|Shocking and Awful: Dance of Death|
Part five of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of I...
Keywords: iraq; war; shock and awe; middle east
|Redwood Summer and Beyond - Luana Plunkett and Neal Morrison|
Using this summer's Earth First! actions to protect redwoods as a starting point, this program documents the fight to save forests from Australia to the Amazon, and the efforts to re-forest the planet, from the Sahara to our own backyard. Includes an interview with Judy Barry, environmental activist, injured in car bomb, speaking from her death bed and the threats to her life by the timber industry...
|Haiti: Misunderstood Neighbor - Ayiti Vizyon and SCAT|
This program examines Haiti's history, sense of cultural expression, the current political situation, and hopes for the future. Produced by Ayiti Vizyon and SCAT. (Somerville, MA)
|Lines in the Sand|
This program reviews the history of colonialism and intervention in the Middle East, the Palestinian and Israeli conflict, Pan-Arab self-determination and the human cost of war. Ramsey Clark on war crimes in Iraq; Judith Williamson, British critic and author, reviews Western views of Arabs: from "Wise Men" to "Terrorists"; Eqbal Ahmad, professor and author, on Middle East history; The 9th Street Theatre gives a Brechtian performance of "The History of Oil".
|Export TV: Anatomy Of An Electronic Invasion - Melamid and Rafael Andreu|
This program investigates TV Marti, the US government propaganda broadcast aimed at Cuba. Experts in both Havana and Washington D.C. discuss the implications of the "electronic invasion" of Cuba. This activity violates Cuba's sovereign borders and the 1982 International Telecommunication Union (ITU) convention. This program raises the question, "What constitutes political aggression in the age of telecommunications?" Produced by Monica Melamid and Rafael Andreu in collaboration with the Center f...
|Inauguration 2001: Raining on the Parade|
Raining on the Parade co-produced by Deep Dish TV, Free Speech TV and Changing America. Hosted by Laura Flanders New York Cities Independent Media Center's Not My President
|2 Spirits: Native Lesbians and Gay Men - Osa Hidalgo de la Riva for Royal Eagle-Bear Productions|
2-Spirited people (Native lesbians and Gay men) from the Bay Area share their experience of overlapping gender, ethnic and cultural identities as they explore and define their visions of utopia. Coordinating Producer: Osa Hidalgo de la Riva for Royal Eagle-Bear Productions (Oakland, CA )
|Environmental Racism - Ada Gay Griffin|
Poor and non-white communities, from Bhopal to Brooklyn, are the most frequent targets of environmental hazards. This program examines the phenomenon of environmental racism and shows what grassroots movements are doing to redefine issues such as housing, education and health as environmental concerns. Coordinating Producer: Ada Gay Griffin for Third World Newsreel (NY, NY)
|This Land Is Our Land: The Farm Crisis In America - Joan Jubela and Dan Marcus|
A progressive response to the depression in the agricultural economy and the ensuing disruption of rural life, this pieces shows the farm crisis: the struggle of farm families to maintain their way of life, the pressures placed on farmers by agribusiness, lending institutions and corporate control of markets, the global range of the problem, and the work being done by progressive farm organizations to mobilize support and find solutions...
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|Women of Substance & Crack Clouds Over Hell's Kitchen|
Woman of Substance looks beyond the statistics to reveal the human and social problems encountered by pregnant and parenting addicts seeking treatment. Women of Substance features women addicts seeking treatment, recovering in model programs and serving prison sentences for being addicted to drugs while pregnant. Their personal stories reveal the severity of our health care crisis. Produced by Rory Kennedy and Robin Smith (Washington, DC)...
|Glass Jaw & Unfinished Symphony - Michael O'Reilly, Julie Puzon|
Glass Jaw chronicles the filmmaker's recovery from a pistol whipping and his ensuing emergency brain surgery in July 1991. All of the voices, words, music and images are by Michael O'Reilly. Glass Jaw uses the Pixelvision PSL200 camera as the primary image generator and the Casio SK-1 sampling keyboard for all of the sound effects and music. Produced by Michael O'Reilly (Philadelphia, PA). and The Unfinished Symphony is an experimental, autobiographical documentary of a spinal fusion operation...
|Healers: Holistic Health Care For Women of Color|
This program explores varied approaches to the prevention and treatment of disease based upon simultaneously treating the body, mind and spirit. The primary health care system fails in seeing the relationship between service delivery and the cultural orientation and gender of its patients. Therefore, it facilitates sickness as opposed to healing. The program features a look at the Lumumba Health Institute in Atlanta, GA., which provides holistic treatments for African-American women with fibroid...
|6th International Women's Video Festival, Pt 4|
March 8th --International Women's Day-- was inspired by a militant street demonstration in 1908, when women from sweatshops and tenements on New York's Lower East Side marched to Union Square with demands for higher wages, better working conditions, the right to vote and an end to child labor. For the sixth consecutive year, the International Women's Day Video Festival commemorates this occasion with productions by women worldwide...
|Like A Prayer|
With the December 10th, 1989 demonstration by ACT UP and WHAM! (Women's Health Action and Mobilization) at St. Patrick's Cathedral as its focus, Like a Prayer is more than a simple documentation of that event. This show explores the many issues that were cause for the action - as well as those resulting from it - while charting the course of events both inside and outside the church. Like a Prayer is composed of several sections including an analysis of the demonstration as it was portrayed in t...
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|Our History: La Historia de todos nosotros - Cynthia Lopez|
Our History: La Historia de todos nosotros is a look at past labor history in Puerto Rico through the eyes of several retired workers. Produced by Marcia Riviera and the Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Puertoriqueña. El Paro Va! The Strike is On! A struggle against the privatization of telephone service on the island of Puerto Rico led to a successful general strike and the government agreed not to sell...
|Biting the Hand That Leads Us: Humor & Social Change|
"What do we want? Nothing! When do we want it? Now!" cheer Ladies Against Women in their consciousness-lowering session. Theater and performance have always been used to challenge the present order or put forth an image of a better world and humor often provides a way to confront painful issues. This program captures some of the best political performers in action, including the Bread and Puppet Theater, San Francisco Mime Troupe, The Atomic Comics, and Teatro Campesino...
|(Mis)Treating Prisoners: Health Care Behind Bars - Jeanne Kracher and Dalida Maria Benfield, Michael Thompson and Brett Stockdill|
Prisoners receive inferior health care because they, for the most part, come from oppressed communities and thus are seen as expendable. This, along with the fact that prison health care policies are rooted in larger patterns of punishement rather than rehabilitation, contributes to an extremely low standard of care for people who are incarcerated throughout various prison systems. Produced by Women in the Directors Chair with Jeanne Kracher and Dalida Maria Benfield, Michael Thompson and Brett ...
|Lesbian Health Heroes: Bringing Health Care to the San Diego Lesbian Community|
This program features five lesbians sharing their experiences, memories and personal histories concerning lesbian health care in San Diego, Calif. Today, many lesbians see health care as the number one priority in the lesbian and gay community. As health care professionals, artists and activists, these women advocate for lesbian rights, demonstrate safer sex methods for lesbians and hold annual lesbian health fairs - where many lesbians receive their first pelvic exam...
|Shocking and Awful: Channels of War - The Media is the Military|
Part ten of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of Ir...
Keywords: iraq; war; shock and awe; middle east; media
|People and the Land: Farming and Agri*Culture|
The ongoing "farm crisis" has had a devastating impact not only on the lives of individual farm families, but also on the towns they live in and the land now taken over by the corporate farms. Shortsighted exploitation has eroded the healthfulness of the land and the food it produces. From pastors in Wisconsin to Native Americans in Utah, people around the country agree that the way out of the crisis lies in changing people's attitudes...
|Shocking and Awful: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of Iraq|
Part six of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war. To see other parts in this series, click: Part 1: The Real Face of Occupation Part 2: Standing with the Women of Iraq Part 3: National Insecurities Part 4: The Art of Resistance Part 5: Dance of Death Part 6: Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of Ir...
Keywords: iraq; war; shock and awe; middle east; cultural destruction, looting
|NetRoots: Cultivating the Digital Park|
Paper Tiger TV returns to the issues surrounding the growth of new communication and information technologies. New computer networks and information resources are sprouting up around the globe as new uses continue to redefine and cultivate the communications landscape. This program also examines how the paths connecting our new digital gardens must be protected from the gates of private interest by a public policy that both protects and nurtures the nature of public communications...
|Community Visions - Lisa Yasui|
The community production program of the Scribe Video Center in Philadelphia which assists community groups and social action programs to create their own videotape about important neighborhood concern, an innovative approach to change, an aspect of community cultural life or to use as a tool for ongoing work. From Victim to Survivorr sensitively depicts the ability of survivors of sexual violence to heal...
|Operation Storm The Media|
In the media coverage of the Persian Gulf War, even the pretense of a separation between the press and state was abandoned. This show explores the relationship between corporate sponsorship and media censorship via coverage of the "Challenge the Media" demonstration in NYC in January 1991. FAlR's Renu Nahata slices through the hype of mainstream Gulf War media coverage while Camcorder Commandos show the networks a thing or two about investigative journalism, exposing the links between the networ...
Keywords: Gulf War; Middle East; Media; Art; Globalization; Youth; Mass Media; Popular Culture; Peace; Conflict Resolution; Video; Iraq; Information; Justice; Paper Tiger
How the war was been sold to the American people. Includes Laura Flanders, Undercurrents Radio; Noam Chomsky; Jeff Cohen, FAIR; Paul Zaloom, comic from Beekman's World.
|4th International Women's Day Video Festival , Part 4|
Focuses on women's sexual issues around the country. "Just Because of Who We Are" by Heramedia. "200 Years Overdue" by Sarah Auerwald, a history of Women's rights the Equal Rights Amendment. "ERA Now!" by Audrey Johnson. "Ladies Against Women" by Lauren Lazin. Interview with Rosaria Salerno Boston City Councillor at-large.
|The Debt Game|
This program analyzes the crisis of external debt in Latin American countries from the point of view of the debtor nations. Produced by Eduardo Coutinho.(Brazil)
|Good Things Come From Small Small Packages: Video By and About Young People - Laura Tierny, Katho Kampfe and Emmaria Gilmore|
From a video Haiku about a dragon produced by physically handicapped kids in Minnesota to a live "rap" about Black history by teenagers in Cincinnati, young people of all ages and backgrounds are expressing themselves through television. The show "TV to the Max," a convincing replica of Max Headroom, snidely comments on the consumerism of commercial television. Far away from these resources, on the streets of Tijuana, a young boy in Luana Plunkett's "Los Ninos de la Calle" (Children of the Stree...
|Drawing the Line At Pittston|
This program chronicles the year-long miners strike against the Pittston Mine Company in western Virginia. Though a landmark event in the history of labor (one of the largest labor disputes in the last fifty years), this working people's strike garnered little attention in the mainstream media. Using interviews with striking miners and their families, members of the clergy, labor leaders, students, and others affected by the strike this program documents the gradual political awakening of a comm...
|High Tech Baby Making: North and South|
This program examines how different reproductive issues are dealt with in both industrialized and developing countries. The program includes media pieces from women's groups in India, Brazil, Mexico, France and the United States. Additionally, interviews with sociologists, scientists, influential doctors, cultural critics, patients and women who have received various reproductive treatments are included...
|Writers Uncensored: Doesn't Everybody Want to Save the World? - Deep Dish TV|
Part of the series: The Lannon Foundation Presents Writers Uncensored. Allen Ginsberg, one of the major American voices of the twentieth century reads and sings his poems accompanied by bass player Donald Was and ruminates about the power of poetry and its ability to effect social change.
Keywords: Allen Ginsberg; Donald Was; Poetry; Social change; beat generation; Lannon Foundation
|About Face: Soldiers, Refugees & Other Victims Of War|
This program documents the effects of war on those who fight them, those who escape them, and those who are its victims. Militarism is viewed, not with sensationalist awe, but from the perspective of human beings who are personally affected. Refugees talk about their attempts to escape the violence of US supported governments in Central America, and the efforts of Vietnam Vets to deal with the still painful memories of the war and the difficulty of their return home are portrayed in several movi...
|The Electronic Arrow: How Indians Use Video - Deep Dish TV|
The Spirit of TV documents the first time the Walapi tribe in the Brazilian Amazon is introduced to video. Making Waves is a documentary about how community groups in Bolivia are using video. It documents a Quecha Indian production group making music videos that preserve their cultural heritage.
Keywords: Native American; Indian; Indigenous; Brazil; Bolivia; Video; Music; Making Waves; Walapi; Quecha
|Critical Resistance: Beyond the Prison Industrial Complex, Part 1: Visions of Freedom - Neal Morrison, Luana Plunkett|
Click to see Part 2: USA INCarcerated Visions of Freedom by Neal Morrison and Luana Plunkett and the Critical Resistance Production Collective.This program is an emotional and inspiring look at a growing movement of activists, artists and intellectuals who are mobilizing against the against the prison industrial complex. This tape highlights scenes from the historical Critical Resistance Conference held in Berkeley, California in September, 1998...
|Be a DIVA!|
This program profiles ACT UP (the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power), the effective and inventive national AIDS activist organization. In 1989, ACT UP, a diverse, non-partisan group of individuals united in anger and committed to direct action to end the AIDS crisis, spawned DIVA-TV (Damned Interfering Video Activists) to organize independent video makers involved in AIDS activism. Working collectively to produce images of ACT UP's often massive, always colorful, protests, DIVA-TV is a prime examp...
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